Photograph of Alfred E. Mirsky conducting research at a lab bench at the William G. Kirckhoff marine laboratories of the California Institute of Technology. Mirsky is wearing a lab coat and he holds a glass tube above a test tube.
Related to the articles, “Blimp Volunteer Finds Mooring to Floating Mast at Harbor Easy,” Los Angeles Times, 24 Feb. 1932: A3, and “Ship Could Moor Zeppelin: Patoka, Equipped to Anchor Air Liner in Emergency, Has Received No Orders to be Prepared,” Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1928: 2.
This photograph appears with the article, "'Rasslin Tough Game' Says Referee M'Donald: West's Outstanding Mat Official Tells Trials, Tribulations of Being an Arbiter," Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 1935: A14.
Photograph of a women being questioned during the coroner's inquest into the shooting murder of Harry Meagher. The woman could be his wife, Fern Meagher, or the friend he had been visiting just before hi murder, Velva Nalley. Three men can be seen sitting in the jury box on the right, a man stands beside the bench of the coroner, and a man is seated at a table in front of the bench.
Gordon L. McDonough was an industrial chemist in Los Angles from 1918 to 1933, a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from 1933 to 1944, and U.S. Representative from California from 1945 to 1963.
An audience of primarily women are seated in an auditorium. A runway is built on the auditorium's main aisle. The runway ends toward the back in front of the exits. The crowd were attendees of The Los Angeles Times' First Annual Fashion Show, where designers from the fashion and entertainment worlds introduced their Fall styles. This crowd was just one of several audiences whom attended multiple showings of the event--which included amateur and professional models, actors, singing, and other types of entertainment. The show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
Margaret Willis confessed to the police that she fatally shot Dr. Benjamin Baldwin in self defense. To keep the murder from her son she hid the body of Dr. Baldwin in a trunk, and together she and Bert C. Webster tossed the suitcase over an embankment.
Tommy Harris (right), the gardener for Hazel Glab's former neighbor, Mrs. W. S. Goodrich, testified as a witness when the Glab trial was opened again in 1936. Beside him is Harry K. Diebold, possibly also a witness.
Gordon Stewart Northcott and his mother Louisa were accused of kidnapping, abusing & murdering 4 boys on their chicken ranch in Riverside County. Louisa confessed to killing one boy; Walter Collins and was sentenced to life in prison. Gordon was tried and convicted on 3 counts for murdering Louis & Nelson Winslow & an unidentified Latino boy. He was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930.
There will be a 91st division reunion at the Patriotic Hall. The Legion post represents the first 500 Los Angeles men who left for service during World War I. New officers are Commander J. B. Adams, Vice-Commander Charles H. Hendricks, Finance Officer A. E. Len, Chaplain Lee E. Sherwood and Sergeant-at-Arms S. Jensen.
Float representing the Golden Gate Bridge with an exposition invitation displayed on the side "San Francisco Invites You In 1938" seen as it passes the Goodhue flagpole at Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Robert P. Schuler, Dora A. Stearns, Gustav A. Briegleb, Edgar F. Daugherty, S.T. Montgomery, Herbert Booth Smith, William MacCormack, James A. Francis, and Ray C. Harker, posing in small room with radiator at right; most men in suits and ties, some holding hats, MacCormack in clerical collar, Stearns in dress with lace and fur trim, velvet hat
Possibly related to the article, "Hospital Set For Rites: County Edifice Opens Today New Institution, Amazing in Magnitude, Cost $13,000,000 Structure, Largest of Kind, Called Best Equipped in Nation," Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 1934: 11.
A drawing resembling this photograph appears with Los Angeles Times column, September 18, 1930, The Lee Side o'L.A., by Lee Shippey. Yesterday H.A. Barre, executive engineer of the Southern California Edison Company, and Frank G. Philo, superintendent of steam generation, led us through the great Edison plant on the edge of Long Beach Harbor …